Support Issue with Desire GPS

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by animeninja, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. animeninja

    animeninja New Member
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    I just got my Desire and I tried using both Maps and Latitude and I am seeing that it is showing me an average of 1.8KM away from my location. Is this normal? Is there a better app to get for the GPS?

    I am on Telus in BC, Canada

    Thanks
     

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  2. robo555

    robo555 Active Member
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    Just to make sure...are you sure GPS is turned on, so it's not using the cellphone tower signals to determine your position?
     
  3. animeninja

    animeninja New Member
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    The GPS is turned on, a friend of mine suggested that I update goggle map and that fixed the issue.
     
  4. tripplec

    tripplec Well-Known Member
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    Hmm
    That sounds like it could be a recurring problem if the map not updating and you're using it driving as a automobile GPS.

    PS Be careful it does not drive you off a cliff. Its been done before by people following GPS directions
     
  5. rabrog

    rabrog Member
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    There is apparently a problem with some CDMA Desires and GPS. GCI is my service provider, and posted a note on their facebook page a week or so ago:

    Welcome to Facebook

    I just got an OTA last night. Now, to figure out if I can apply it since I'm rooted.
     
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